Naval Air Base unfinished runway, 1941


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Naval Air Base unfinished runway, 1941

Contract workers spread asphalt for one of the two runways at the base. The runways were built to grade, and included drainage structures built by WPA labor. An unfinished hangar for the base is shown in the background.

Courtesy of Louisiana Division/City Archives, New Orleans Public Library


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